Associate General Counsel at Mainstay

| Boston, MA
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Acquia is the open source digital experience company. We provide the world's most ambitious brands with technology (built around Drupal) that allows them to embrace innovation and create customer moments that matter. At Acquia we believe in the power of community and collaboration - giving our customers the freedom to build tomorrow on their terms.  

Headquartered in the U.S., we have been named as one of North America’s fastest growing software companies as reported by Deloitte and Inc. Magazine, and have been rated a leader by the analyst community and named one of the Best Places to Work by the Boston Business Journal. We are Acquia. We are building for the future of the web, and we want you to be a part of it.

Acquia is seeking an experienced and motivated Associate General Counsel to join our dynamic, fun, collaborative, and team-focused company. The Associate General Counsel will focus on drafting and negotiating complex commercial transactions (PaaS and SaaS offerings, BAAs, and DPAs) and support other legal matters that may arise.  This position is located in our Boston, MA headquarters.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a successful private company, and play a key role in supporting the company’s rapid growth.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review and negotiate complex customer sales contracts (Subscription Services Agreements for PaaS and SaaS hosted offerings, data protection agreements and business associate agreements) that meet the company’s requirements under its policies, including those for risk tolerance, while working collaboratively with the business team, including executives.
  • Review and negotiate partner and corporate development agreements.
  • Collaborate with revenue finance team, sales operations, product operations, support, security and other business units at all levels throughout the organization to ensure that agreements adequately protect the company’s interests.
  • Provide legal advice to sales department on a day-to-day basis; provide training to sales teams.
  • Support the continuous improvement of standard forms of agreement and legal processes.
  • Be a trusted business partner providing timely, thoughtful and helpful responses to requests from internal customers.
  • Counsel internal customers regarding company policies, legal issues, and risk tolerance.

EDUCATION/ACCREDITATION 

  • Doctor of Law degree (J.D.)  
  • Member of Massachusetts or other state bar in good standing

EXPERIENCE AND SPECIFIC SKILLS

  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant practice experience in corporate legal department and/or law firm, preferably with high-growth or startup technology companies dealing with commercial transactions.
  • Experience of providing legal support to a sales team.
  • Strong experience negotiating complex commercial transactions within tight time and commercial constraints. Ability to quickly understand business needs and act to influence and persuade others in a manner that protects the company and aids in meeting/exceeding our revenue targets and maintaining a competitive edge.
  • Demonstrated success in managing multiple transactions in compliance with company policy.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a commitment to professionalism and collegiality.
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented with an outstanding work ethic; should be able to independently manage and successfully prioritize numerous projects under deadline pressure.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters.
  • A non-hierarchical and low ego team-player who is comfortable operating in an entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment and used to very busy peak times at quarter ends.
  • Mature individual with good judgment who is pragmatic and solution oriented. A genuine business partner who will provide commercially-focused advice which balances appropriate legal risk management with the need to enable and support the business.
  • Outstanding organizational and project management skills.
  • Ability to influence major decisions having legal ramifications through reasoned analysis and business understanding.
  • Demonstrable ability to understand technical issues quickly; possessing strong analytical and problem-solving skills and demonstrating a strong ability to prioritize.
  • Deeper knowledge in relation to data protection law and familiarity with current developments a plus.
Acquia is proud to provide best-in-class benefits offerings to our employees and their families in maintaining both a healthy body and a healthy mind. Core Benefits include: competitive healthcare coverage, wellness programs, take it when you need it time off, parental leave, recognition programs, and much more!

Acquia is an equal opportunity (EEO) employer. We hire without regard to age, color, disability, gender (including gender identity), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

 

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What are Mainstay Perks + Benefits

Mainstay Benefits Overview

We have a great, comprehensive healthcare package, Flexible Time Off, paid parental leave, and more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
AdmitHub's 401(k) retirement plan contributes 3% of an employee's annual base salary, regardless of whether they make an contribution or not, with no vesting period for the contribution.
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 10 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker and 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes the opportunity for employees to be full-time remote for specific positions, and all employees are encouraged to work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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